Research Funding Update is published monthly by the office of Research Administration to notify the campus community about potential sources of external support for their research and scholarly activities.
Additional information about opportunities listed in the update can be obtained by clicking on the given link or by contacting your Sponsored Research Officer.
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ARTS AND HUMANITIES
Program: Peter R. D'Agostino Research Travel Grant
Agency: Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism
Next Deadline: 12/31/2012
Designed to facilitate the study of the American past from an international perspective, this competitive award of $5,000 will support research in Roman archives for a significant publication project on U.S. Catholic history. Eligible applicants are scholars of any academic discipline who are engaged in projects which require substantial use of the collections of the library and the archives.
Program:Developmental and Learning Sciences
Agency: Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences/NSF
Next Deadline: 1/15/2013
DLS supports fundamental research that increases our understanding of cognitive, linguistic, social, cultural, and biological processes related to children's and adolescents' development and learning. Research supported by this program will add to our basic knowledge of how people learn and the underlying developmental processes that support learning, with the objective of leading to better educated children and adolescents who grow up to take productive roles as workers and as citizens.
Program: Herbert G. Gutman Prize
Agency: Labor and Working Class History Association
Next Deadline: 11/30/2012
The sponsor awards a prize for an outstanding dissertation in United States labor and working-class history. Applicants must be members of the Labor and Working Class History Association at the time of the submission.
Program:Robert H. and Clarice Smith Predoctoral Fellowship
Agency: National Gallery of Art
Next Deadline: 11/15/2012
One fellowship is awarded annually for 12 months. This fellowship is intended for the advancement or completion of either a doctoral dissertation or a resulting publication in Northern European art between 1400 and 1700. To be eligible, the nominee must have completed all departmental requirements, including course work, residency, and general and preliminary examinations, before November 15, 2012. Certification in two languages other than English is required. Candidates must be either United States citizens or enrolled in a university in the United States.
Program:Basic Social and Behavioral Research on Culture, Health and Wellbeing
Agency: National Institutes of Health/DHHS
Next Deadline: 11/16/2012
NIH invites applications for infrastructure support to develop, strengthen, and evaluate transdisciplinary approaches and methods for basic behavioral and/or social research on the relationships among cultural practices/beliefs, health, and wellbeing.
Program:Louis Pelzer Memorial Award
Agency: Organization of American Historians
Next Deadline: 11/30/2012
The Louis Pelzer Memorial Award Committee of the Organization of American Historians invites candidates for graduate degrees to submit essays for the Louis Pelzer Memorial Award competition. Essays may deal with any period or topic in the history of the United States. The winning essay will be published in the Journal of American History. Eligible applicants are candidates for graduate degrees.